Guest Post: Afterglow

By: Tuesday November 20, 2012 11:31 am

The following is a guest post by Sharon Brackett, Board Chair for Gender Rights Maryland. It was originally published in Baltimore OUTloud on November 16, 2012 and is reprinted here with permission of the author. Note from Laurel: Just as those of us in blue states must not forget the ongoing struggles of our friends [...]

Gender Identity Bill is a Legislative Priority for Maryland’s Governor Martin O’Malley

By: Saturday December 31, 2011 2:02 pm

With the start of a new legislative session in Maryland right around the corner, this report from Sharon Brackett, Board Chair for Gender Rights Maryland, is welcome news indeed: Last evening I had a brief moment to chat with Governor O’Malley just after he had finished a rare and wonderful performance with his band O’Malley’s [...]

Gender identity and expression protections legislation passes in Howard County, Maryland

By: Tuesday December 6, 2011 8:14 am

The Council of Howard County, Maryland passed legislation (CB54-2011) last night that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression in the areas of housing, law enforcement, public accommodations, financing, employment, and health and social services. The bill was initiated by Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) and Gender Rights [...]

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